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Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925



  • Existence: 1874 - 1925

Amy Lowell (1874-1925), American poet of the imagist school.

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:


Henrietta C. Bartlett papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 336
Overview: Collection includes letters to Bartlett from various correspondents, concerned mainly with bibliographical matters, relating especially to Shakespeare and his period. Correspondents include Joseph Quincy Adams, Tucker Brooke, Beverly Chew, George Watson Cole, Harvey Cushing, John Drinkwater, John Farquhar Fulton, W. W. Greg, Geoffrey Keynes, Amy Lowell, Ronald Brunlees McKerrow, Julia Marlowe, William Allan Neilson, Alfred Edward Newton, Alfred William Pollard, Seymour de Ricci, Otis Skinner,...
Dates: 1471-1961

Millicent Todd Bingham papers

Call Number: MS 496D
Overview: One-fifth of the papers are devoted to correspondence, books, articles, speeches and research notes relating to her publication of Emily Dickinson's poems in Bolts of Melody (1945) and three subsequent books about Emily Dickinson. Bingham's education as well as her professional life as a teacher of French and as a geographer, particularly of Peru, are thoroughly documented with correspondence, research notes, publications and other papers (1885-1929).
Dates: 1865-1968

Havelock Ellis papers

Call Number: MS 195
Overview: Correspondence and manuscripts on literary and psychological subjects, particularly on the question of sex. Important correspondents are Thomas Hardy, William James, Leo Tolstoy, Amy Lowell Rockwell Kent, Bertrand Russell, Herbert Spencer, Upton Sinclair, Rebecca West and Sigmund Freud. There are only a few outgoing letters from Havelock Ellis. The bulk of the papers consists of manuscripts by Ellis, of which the longest is "My Confessions". This work is made up of seventy short pieces, each...
Dates: 1871-1939

John Chipman Farrar papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 437
Overview: The John Chipman Farrar Papers consist of correspondence, subject files, manuscripts, personal papers, and printed material relating to the personal and professional life of John Chipman Farrar, and to a lesser degree, his wife Margaret Petherbridge Farrar, between 1916 and 1974. The Papers also document the publishing firms Farrar and Rinehart and Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. A number of authors' correspondence and drafts are included in the Papers.
Dates: 1916-1974

Matthew Josephson papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 26
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, journals, subject files, and writings that document Josephson's life and provide information on the subjects of his research.
Dates: 1917-1979 (inclusive)

Letter : 70 Heath Street, Brookline, Mass., to "Sumner", 1919 Dec 27

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 403, Folder: F-6
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS thanking him for a book and addressing future plans.
Dates: 1919 Dec 27

Letter : Brookline, Massachusetts, to Kate Buss, 1917 Jun 5

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 403, Folder: F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS Buss's Jevon's Block which the author had sent to Lowell.

Removed from: Jevon's Block by Kate Buss (Boston: McGrath-Sherrill, 1917).
Dates: 1917 Jun 5

Letter : Heath Street, Brookline, Mass., to Miss Arnold, 1918 Oct 7

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 403, Folder: F-3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS originally conveying programs and biographical pamphlets about Lowell, to assist Miss Arnold with a paper.
Dates: 1918 Oct 7

Letter : Heath Street, Brookline, Mass., to Mr. Young, 1918 November 6

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 403, Folder: F-7
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS concerning her opinion of him as a reviewer and mentioning Miss Benson.
Dates: 1918 November 6

Letter : Heath Street, Brookline, Massachusetts, to Mrs. Howe, 1917 Apr 21

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 403, Folder: F-4
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS defending her poem "Fireworks," in response to a critical letter from the recipient. She notes that "Art is not Ethics," and provides a milder simile for hatred than the metaphor of the poem to illustrate that the poem does not go too far. She mentions receiving thanks for a similar explanation of the poem from a teacher in Oregon. Accompanied by typescript copy of the poem.
Dates: 1917 Apr 21

Letter : New York, to Clarence T. Shorter, London, 1918 Mar 25

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 403, Folder: F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS with envelope, concerning Shorter's interest in writing an article about Lowell's work.

Removed from: Art of Amy Lowell by Bryher (London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1918).
Dates: 1918 Mar 25

Letters : Heath Street, Brookline, Mass., to [Witter] Bynner, 1917-18

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 403, Folder: F-5
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Two TLS, including one letter of introduction and one query about a literary event.
Dates: 1917-18

Archibald MacLeish collection

Call Number: YCAL MSS 38
Overview: The collection contains writings, correspondence, a handful of personal papers, and a songbook. The bulk of the material consists of drafts of such works as Songs for Eve (1954), The Wild Old Wicked Men & Other Poems (1968), The American Bell (1962), Herakles (1967), J. B. , and A Continuing Journey (1968).
Dates: 1914-1982 (inclusive)

Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 3
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, writings, subject files and personal papers documenting the personal life and writing career of Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant and such subjects as the Taos writers colony, the Indian rights movement, popular psychology, and life in Paris during World War I. Major correspondents include Randolph Bourne, John Collier, Alyse Gregory, Sidney Howard, Haniel Long, Amy Lowell, Mabel Dodge Luhan, and Thornton Wilder.
Dates: 1903-1965

Mabel Loomis Todd papers

Call Number: MS 496C
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, notebooks, diaries, lectures, financial records, scrapbooks, subject files, and memorabilia documenting the personal life and professional career of Mabel Loomis Todd. Correspondence and diaries detail Todd's personal attitudes and feelings toward her family, her relationship with William Austin Dickinson, her travels with her husband, David Peck Todd, and other matters. Legal and financial papers document court battles over her status as editor of Emily...
Dates: 1863-1948